ATP Tour stars pursuing spot at the Nitto ATP Finals

Throughout the season the world’s best tennis players battle each week to become champion. From continent to continent and surface to surface, they work hard to earn glory, with everyone pursuing a place at the Nitto ATP Finals at the end of the year. This year's season finale will be played in Turin from 12-19 November.

We take a look at all the champions of 2023.

United Cup, Australia - United States
In the first edition of the United Cup, the mixed teams event played across Sydney, Brisbane and Perth, the United States prevailed, led by Taylor Fritz, Jessica Pegula, Frances Tiafoe and Madison Keys.

Adelaide International 1, Adelaide - Novak Djokovic
Novak Djokovic made a quick start to his season in Adelaide. During his semi-final victory against Daniil Medvedev, he suffered an injury scare. The next day he managed that to save championship point and defeat Sebastian Korda 6-7(8), 7-6(3), 6-4 for his first trophy of 2022.

Tata Open Maharashtra, Pune - Tallon Griekspoor
The Pune championship match featured two first-time finalists in Tallon Griekspoor and Benjamin Bonzi. It was the Dutchman Griekspoor who entered the winners’ circle with a 4-6, 7-5, 6-3 triumph at the Indian ATP 250.

ASB Classic, Auckland - Richard Gasquet
The former World No. 7 Richard Gasquet showed he still has it. The Frenchman upset Cameron Norrie 4-6, 6-4, 6-4 from a break down in the final set to become the oldest champion in tournament history. It was Gasquet’s 16th ATP Tour trophy and his first since 2018 in ’s-Hertogenbosch.

Adelaide International 2, Adelaide - Soonwoo Kwon
Soonwoo Kwon lost in the final-round of qualifying to Tomas Machac at the second Adelaide ATP 250. The South Korean received a lucky loser spot in the draw and immediately earned his revenge against Machac in the first round of the main draw. He carried that momentum to his first ATP Tour triumph, defeating Roberto Bautista Agut 6-4, 3-6, 7-6(4) for the crown.

Australian Open, Melbourne - Novak Djokovic
There were worries regarding the condition of Djokovic’s leg early in the tournament following the injury he suffered in Adelaide. But the Serbian rose to the occasion again at Melbourne Park, earning a record-extending 10th Australian Open title and record-tying 22nd major trophy. He defeated Stefanos Tsitsipas 6-3, 7-6(4), 7-6(5) to cap a run in which he lost just one set.

Dallas Open, Dallas - Wu Yibing
Wu Yibing made history in Dallas, where he became the first Chinese ATP Tour titlist in history. The 23-year-old saved four championship points and withstood 44 aces in a 6-7(4), 7-6(3), 7-6(12) victory over John Isner in the final.

Cordoba Open, Cordoba - Sebastian Baez
Sebastian Baez became the first home champion of the 2023 season in Cordoba, where he thrilled the Argentine crowd throughout the week. Baez won an all-Argentine clash in the final against Federico Coria 6-1, 3-6, 6-3 for his second ATP Tour title.

Open Sud de France — Montpellier - Jannik Sinner
Jannik Sinner arrived in Montpellier having lost his opening match on his first two appearances at the ATP 250. But the Italian broke that streak in style, upending serve-and-volleying American Maxime Cressy 7-6(3), 6-3 for the crown, his first of 2023.

ABN AMRO Open, Rotterdam - Daniil Medvedev
Sinner appeared on track for his second title in as many weeks after taking the first set of the Rotterdam final against Medvedev. But Medvedev responded for a 5-7, 6-2, 6-2 win, setting the stage for what would become a hot streak for the 27-year-old.

Delray Beach Open, Delray Beach - Taylor Fritz
After helping the United States to United Cup glory to start the season, Fritz earned individual glory in Delray Beach. The American lost just one set in front of his home crowd and battled past Miomir Kecmanovic 6-0, 5-7, 6-2 for the trophy.

Argentina Open, Buenos Aires - Carlos Alcaraz
Injury prevented Carlos Alcaraz from competing in Australia this year, but the Spaniard wasted no time making a quick start to his season in Buenos Aires. Despite losing a set in his first match of 2023 against Laslo Djere, Alcaraz powered through the rest of the week without dropping another set. He defeated the always-tough Cameron Norrie 6-3, 7-5 for the trophy.

Rio Open presented by Claro, Rio de Janeiro - Cameron Norrie
One week after Alcaraz beat Norrie in straight sets for the Buenos Aires crown, the Briton returned the favour. Norrie trailed 5-7, 0-3, but worked his way into the match and with Alcaraz struggling physically, was able to claw his way to a 5-7, 6-4, 7-5 win for the trophy. It was his first ATP 500 trophy on clay.

Qatar ExxonMobil Open, Doha - Daniil Medvedev
Medvedev carried the momentum from his Rotterdam run to Doha, where he claimed his second title of the year. His opponent in the final, former World No. 1 and wild card Andy Murray, enjoyed a resurgent week to reach the final behind four consecutive three-set victories. But Medvedev was too solid in the championship match, which he claimed 6-4, 6-4.

Open 13 Provence, Marseille - Hubert Hurkacz
Hubert Hurkacz lost a set in his first two matches, but found his rhythm as the week wore on. In the final, the Polish star halted the dreams of home favourite Bonzi 6-3, 7-6(4).

Dubai Duty Free Tennis Championships, Dubai - Daniil Medvedev
Medvedev won his third consecutive tournament in Dubai and did so in dominant form, earning the hardware without losing a set. In the semi-finals, he ousted World No. 1 Djokovic and replicated his performance in the final with a 6-2, 6-2 win over close friend Andrey Rublev.

Abierto Mexicano Telcel presentado por HSBC, Acapulco - Alex de Minaur
Alex de Minaur earned the biggest title of his career in Mexico, where he claimed ATP 500 glory with a comeback 3-6, 6-4, 6-1 win in the final over recent Australian Open semi-finalist Tommy Paul. It was the Australian’s seventh tour-level triumph.

Movistar Chile Open, Santiago - Nicolas Jarry
This year’s Movistar Chile Open was one Nicolas Jarry and the local crowd will never forget. Jarry triumphed on home soil at the tournament that has long been run by members of his family, defeating Tomas Martin Etcheverry 6-7(5), 7-6(5), 6-2 in the final.

BNP Paribas Open, Indian Wells - Carlos Alcaraz
If there were questions around Alcaraz’s health leading into Indian Wells after suffering physically in the Rio de Janeiro final, the Spaniard answered them resoundingly. The 19-year-old dominated the season’s first Masters 1000 event, winning the title without losing a set. He cruised past Medvedev 6-3, 6-2 in the championship clash.

Miami Open presented by Itau, Miami - Daniil Medvedev
Despite losing in the Indian Wells final to Alcaraz, Medvedev immediately bounced back to continue his red-hot stretch and claim the Miami crown. He lost just one set in the tournament and after battling past Karen Khachanov in a three-set semi-final, he ousted Alcaraz-conqueror Sinner 7-5, 6-3 for the trophy. The run propelled Medvedev into first place in the Pepperstone ATP Live Race To Turin.

Fayez Sarofim & Co. U.S. Men’s Clay Court Championship, Houston - Frances Tiafoe
Over the past year Frances Tiafoe has taken a step forward, with several notable performances highlighted by his US Open semi-final last season. But the American was still pursuing his first title in more than five years when he arrived in Houston. The top seed took care of business, overcoming significant rain throughout the week and defeating Etcheverry 7-6(1), 7-6(6) to become champion.

Grand Prix Hassan II, Marrakech - Roberto Carballes Baena
Roberto Carballes Baena needed to work hard to earn his second tour-level triumph and that he did. The Spaniard won four of his matches in a deciding set and finished the job with a 4-6, 7-6(3), 6-2 victory over Alexandre Muller in the final.

Millennium Estoril Open, Estoril - Casper Ruud
After a tough start to the season, Casper Ruud found his footing on the clay of Estoril. The Norwegian star earned his first ATP Tour title of the year at the Portuguese ATP 250, where he beat Kecmanovic 6-2, 7-6(3) to complete his run.

Rolex Monte-Carlo Masters, Monte-Carlo - Andrey Rublev
Rublev, a consistent presence in the world’s Top 10, broke through at the ATP Masters 1000 level in Monte-Carlo. The fifth seed rallied from a break down in the deciding set in the final to defeat reigning Paris-Bercy champion Holger Rune 5-7, 6-2, 7-5. It was the 13th title of the 25-year-old’s career.

Barcelona Open Banc Sabadell, Barcelona - Carlos Alcaraz
Alcaraz made a statement to the rest of the Tour in Barcelona, where he breezed through the draw to make the perfect start to his clay-court season. The teen did not lose a set on the Spanish clay, dismissing Tsitsipas 6-3, 6-4 in the final to successfully defend a title for the first time.

BMW Open by American Express, Munich - Holger Rune
Rune earned his first title of the season in Munich, where he won a memorable final against Botic van de Zandschulp, who served for the trophy at 5-2, 40/15 in the third set. The Dutchman ultimately earned four championship points, but Rune persevered 6-4, 1-6, 7-6(3).

Srpska Open, Banja Luka - Dusan Lajovic
Dusan Lajovic will never forget the 2023 Srpska Open. The Serbian stunned World No. 1 Djokovic in the quarter-finals and did not stop there. Lajovic upset recent Monte-Carlo champion Rublev 6-3, 4-6, 6-4 in the final for his first trophy since 2019 in Umag.

Mutua Madrid Open, Madrid - Carlos Alcaraz
Alcaraz was made to work hard for his second consecutive Madrid title, but the home favourite pulled through to thrill the Spanish fans. After turning 20 the day of the semi-finals, Alcaraz clawed past German lucky loser Jan-Lennard Struff 6-4, 3-6, 6-3 in the final to join Nadal as the only players to successfully defend the Madrid title. Alcaraz also used the victory to climb to the top of the Pepperstone ATP Live Race To Turin for the first time in 2023.

Internazionali BNL d'Italia - Daniil Medvedev
Medvedev arrived in Rome having never previously won a match at the Foro Italico. But the 27-year-old continued his hot start to 2023 by claiming his first clay-court title. After earning wins over rivals Alexander Zverev and Tsitsipas en route to the final, Medvedev battled past 20-year-old Rune 7-5, 7-5 to lift the trophy. The victory helped Medvedev to the top of the Pepperstone ATP Live Race To Turin.

Gonet Geneva Open - Nicolas Jarry
Jarry arrived in Switzerland on a three-match losing streak, but you would not have known based on his performance at the clay-court ATP 250. The Chilean powered past a slew of stars, defeating Dusan Lajovic, Casper Ruud, Alexander Zverev and Grigor Dimitrov en route to his second ATP Tour title of the season. 

Open Parc Auvergne-Rhone-Alpes Lyon - Arthur Fils
Arthur Fils began the season outside the Top 250 in the Pepperstone ATP Rankings. But in Lyon, the Frenchman showed he is ready to compete on the world's biggest stages. The 18-year-old defeated Argentine Francisco Cerundolo 6-3, 7-5 in the final to lift his first ATP Tour trophy.